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the campus. the student is a self-proclaimed white supremist. >> just three weeks after the sandy hoag elementary massacre, gun show was held not far from the city of newtown. there was pressure not to hole the show but organizers say this is how they made their living. some gun shows an hour away cancelled or rescheduled. >> no idea what the president has in mind, but down the road, could be many things that could jeopardy do is gun show moat -- promoters and gun sale. >> the opportunityistic for gun control, leveraging the tragedy in sandy hook, is despicable. >> gun dealers everywhere report strong sales since the november election and especially since sandy hook. >> a piedmont man's ten-year-old daughter has motivate him to help gets guns off the streets. he started his own cash for guns program. reporter: micky jordan lives in piedmont. she is glad she is alive anywhere. >> one of the girls who didn't live in the house, got out a gun and put it to my head and pulled a trigger. >> that happened when she was ten. the said she girl laughed saying the safety was on. then 17 years late
of the sandy hook elementary school, former arizona congresswoman gabrielle giffords will be in connecticut tomorrow to meet the families in a private setting. she was shot in the head two years ago at a campaign event and forced to retire from the injuries. tonight a benefit concert will be held for the sandy hook victims at new vision church. >> in the wake of the tragedy another company is offering bullet proof clothing for children. it is made by a company in columbia that makes bullet roof items for adult, and the owner has been getting e-mails asking for children's sizes. among the items being made are backpacks and vests. the owner lands -- plans on selling them in the united states. interesting to hear the response. >> looking ahead to the forecast on friday, will it be outdoor weekend? >> well...depends on your definition. early saturday, maybe you can get stuff in. >> if you like the rain, it is your week end. now, trying to make everyone happy, it is dry weather, but mostly a lot of fox extreme weather center. coming up on 6:18, you can see looking down to the west, into san fran
the families of survivors of the sandy hook elementary school, former arizona congresswoman gabrielle giffords will be in connecticut tomorrow to meet the families in a private setting. she was shot in the head two years ago at a campaign event and forced to retire from the injuries. tonight a benefit concert will be held for the sandy hook victims at new vision church. >> in the wake of the tragedy another company is offering bullet proof clothing for children. it is made by a company in columbia that makes bullet roof items for adult, and the owner has been getting e-mails asking for children's sizes. among the items being made are backpacks and vests. the owner lands -- plans on selling them in the united states. interesting to hear the response. >> looking ahead to the forecast on friday, will it be outdoor weekend? >> well...depends on your definition. early saturday, maybe you get stuff in. >> if you like the rain, it is your week end. now, trying to make everyone happy, it is dry weather, but mostly a lot of fox extreme weather center. coming up on 6:18, you can see looking down to the
for people trying to put their lives back together after hurricane sandy. >> the sworn in 113th congress gets down to business today. >> first up, a vote on $9 billion aid package if victims of super storm sandy only a fraction of the $60 bill in aid the senate approved. the house adjourned before a vote which set off a firestorm. northeast politicians erupted. >> republican leadership has turned their backs on knockers. >> we sent them there. we sent them there to do the work for us. not to sit down and play with each other. >> residents, some of whom lost everything, voiced their anger. >> they are supposed to be representing us. the $9 billion aid package covers flood insurance impacted by hurricane sandy. the house leadership promised a vote on a separate $51 billion package this month. with relief resolved the new congress will turn their attention to two big looming battles giving new members a taste of washington, dc, partisan divide. >> it is like walking into a dinner party where the couple that is hosting it is already in the middle of a fight. >> congress must address the automatic
and disturbing in recent weeks. in the wake of the massacre at sandy hook, he reintroduced the bill that would close the so-called bullet button loophole in california's assault weapons ban. it allows the sale of weapons with magazines that can quickly be replaced by pushing a button. since then he said he's received dozens of messages on twitter and facebook such as this telling him to, quote, go back to china and communism where citizens have no rights. >> it is really sad that people have to kind of resort to that. i think that's part of my life experience. >> he has had pictures of nooses sent to him and just this week, he received a letter at his office raced with ethnic slurs telling him to, quote, go back to red china where you belong. they have total gun control there. and to hurry up and die. his office says the more threatening messages have been sent over to the sergeant at arms who handles the security for the state senate and the highway patrol is looking into them. yee who was born in china and came to the u.s. at the age of 3 says he knows the threats don't rep the majority of p
today by casting a vote for billions of dollars in aid to super storm sandy victims'. >> as martha shade reports some in his own party felt ignored by house speaker john boehner when congress did not take up the measure during the week's focus on the fiscal cliff. >> one of the first items when getting down to business was $9 million in aid of superstar standing victims'. >> lawmakers were enraged when the law was scrapped. >> the danger was this was not the delay of one day. i was concerned being pushed over into the new congress that could be delayed for months. >> house speaker johnboehner and others received a firestorm of criticism from gov. chris christopher and others. >> this is an example of the government forgetting who they are here to serve and why. >> 66 days and counting. shame on you! shame on congress!. it has been more than two months since the major damage happen along the jersey shore. the image of the destruction in queens n.y.. >> speaker boehner has assured lawmakers that the house will pick up the remaining balance by the end of the month. >> as far as i am concern
since the sandy hook elementary school shooting. it was crafted to be as normal of a day as possible. >> reporter: this morning school buses picked up students in newtown. less than three weeks after a gunman killed 26 at sandy hook elementary school, classes resumed. >> the kids got off the bus. a lot were happy to see friends. >> reporter: this school is now renamed sandy hook elementary school. signs welcomed the students to help them feel comfortable. their desks were brought from the old campus to the new school and parents was able to stay with the children today. >> counselors, therapy dogs. parents. everybody was happy to get back in the swing of things. >> reporter: having police guarding the school. today checking i.d.es. >> we don't want them to think this is a police state. this is a school. >> reporter: connecticut's governor announced a new commission to review gun laws, mental health support and school safety. >> we don't know the cause behind this tragedy and we probably never will. not in a way that will make sense of what happened on that day. but that cannot be an
francisco music venue is holding this for the sandy hook airia. they want to decorate it with paper snowflakes. they are holding a snowflake afterwards, it will send the snowflakes to connecticut. today's event is from noon until four. >>> they will release more information tomorrow to excavate a well near sacramento. this is where the remains of a serial killer was found. they found broken bones and a fetus in the well and purse and jacket from another victim. they gave investigators the map to the well and burial site. she and the childhood friend were known to be on the killing spree. they killed as many as 20 people. >>> people are looking for a 92 year old man that hasn't been seen since new year's day. he is described as a white man. 5 feet 5 inches tall and green eyes and green hair -- and gray hair. >> known to visiting racetracks and he is on dozens of medications he needs to take regularly. >>> this is interstate 580 in oakland near the off ramp on the eastbound side. chp shut town the off ramp while police investigated the shooting. all victims transported themselves to t
in congress. >> catherine: it was back to school today - for sandy hook students. they've been out of class since last month -- when a gunman killed 26 people in the connecticut grade school. april williams has more on the first steps -- on the long road to getting back to normal. >> reporter: it's been less than three weeks since they lost 20 of their classmates and six educators, but thursday sandy hook elementary students were back in class. >> "watching them get off the bus, most of the kids were excited, they had seen friends, they hadn't see in awhile, they anxious to get into the hallways and meet up with the other kids, and you could see the teachers had the same response, they were quite excited to see the students." >> reporter: the site of the december shooting is still part of an ongoing investigation, so the former chalk hill middle school in nearby monroe was re- purposed, and renamed sandy hook. >> "a great deal of thought and effort and volunteer work to make this as seamless as possible." >> reporter: to give the students a sense of continuity, desks and other familiar obje
with the house of representatives, they will be voting today on part of the aid for super storm sandy victims. in the house will vote on the rest of the $60 billion package on january 15th. the vote comes after house speaker john boehner canceled a vote on super storm sandy aid earlier this week. east coast leaders including fellow republicans new jersey gov. chris christie and congressman peter king were angry after bearers stalled the boat. the senate will also have to take another boat since the vote comes in the new congress that was sworn in yesterday. (male announcer) live from the bay area here is your kron -- vote to >> semivowel sales are cranking up. at general motors sold over 23,000 chevrolet votes in 2012. industry in gm analysts say the biggest factor driving sales is the vehicles increased popularity ankara sales is the vehicles increased popularity ankara claude c[ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. your new light creamy potato with bacon & cheese soup says it's 100 calories a serving. that's right. in what world do potatoes, bacon and cheese add up to 100 calories? your world. m
in new jersey, after his passionate and forceful response to hurricane sandy. and yesterday, he laid down a challenge to the politicians in washington. >> even with heartfelt believes, bipartisan compromise is possible. maybe the folks in washington in both parties could learn something from our record here in new jersey. >> and governor chris christie joins us now. you know, that comes on top of last week's press conference where you were very tough on house speaker john boehner, on sandy aid. and you took on the toxic and internal politics of house republicans. what do you want your party to learn? >> first off, something like sandy is and was above politics. there's certain things, george, that happen in our lives that have to be above politics that both parties try to rise above, as hard as it is for them sometimes. i would like them to learn to listen. listen to the people in my state. listen to the people in the state of new york. they're suffering and hurting. they don't understand why they had to wait seven-times longer than the victims of katrina. >> the aid is still held up. do
the pile and authorities say the station was damaged during super storm sandy in october. >> an investigation is underway into why a tanker ship scraped the bay bridge. next, what we are lending about the shipping accident. a man guiding the tanker has been checked out before. >> a handful of traffic trouble spots is turning your morning here you go little man. [ humming ] [ babbling ] the cheerios bandit got you again? [ both laugh ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios ...and now... you! [ giggles ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios >> live from the kgo tv broadcast center, this is abc7 news. >> good morning. it is tuesday. thanks for joining us. i am kristen sze. >> i am eric thomas. time to check on the weather forecast. we have a familiar face. >> good morning, leigh. >> good morning to you. live doppler 7 hd showing you will "all clear" this morning rain-wise. the exception is dense fog with visibility reduced less than quarter of a mile in fair filed and novato and half a mile in napa and santa rosa but not as widespread as yesterday morning. the dense fog advisory has been
of super storm sandy. legislation easily passed both houses. it will help pay for 234r50d insurance claims for one00,000 individuals and businesses. a much larger $51 billion aid package is set to be taken up next month. >>> food safety regulations got changes today. but john valor reports some say the rules fall short. >> the new rule comes two years to the day after congress required them. they cover 80% of the food grown on u.s. farms. designed to reduce food born illness one rule requires they use clean water and food handlers wash hands. a second rule requires food companies to submit detailed safety plans. >> to make sure the food you produce is safer and we will monitor your activities. >> reporter: the center for food safety had sued to get the government to implement these rules. activists today said they are not invited to the party. >> we have not quite popped the cork on the champagne yet. this is a good first step. >> reporter: she points out there are still proposed rules and missing are promised rules on imported food, 15% of the nation's food supply. and, the fda does not
. >>> a day of new beginnings. the students of sandy hook elementary school resume classes. the extra steps taken to help ease them into the new transition. >> the ke [ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals of the week. or how to get great prices on things you need. if your resolution is saving money, safeway gives you real big club card deals each week. now's a good time to pack your lunches. lean cuisine is just $1.99. yoplait yogurt is just 50 cents. resolutions, kept. and charmin is $13.99 for 30 double rolls. real big deals this week and every week. only at safeway. ingredients for life. >>> the students who survived the gunman's rampage in newtown connecticut returned to class today after an extended holiday break. the children may still be fragile but as ktvu's john sasaki learned experts say these are steps a community must take. >> reporter: the new sandy hook elementary school in near by monroe connecticut is covered in a layer of snow. a fresh start for a community on the mend. >> a great deal of thought and effort and volunteer work to make this as seemless as possi
following superstorm sandy. >>> on wall street, stock markets ended on the up mark. and the s & p500 gained seven and hit its highest close in five years. >>> congress passed a bill today to help victims of superstorm sandy. the legislation easily cleared the house and senate. it provides $9.7 billion to paid for flood insurance claims. a broader measure providing $51 million is scheduled for debate later this month but is expected to face opposition by those who say it's filled with port barrel projects. >> barack obama the state of illinois has received 332 votes, mitt romney the state of massachusetts has received 206 votes. >>> vice president joe biden released the electoral vote. the constitution says it's not official until the electoral college votes are counted. >>> the new film zero dark 30 about the killing of osama bin laden is drawing high praise as well as some pointed criticism. ktvu's rita williams tells us about a controversial part of the movie that has people protesting. >> never legal, never moral, never accepted. >> reporter: an unusual protest outside an emeryville thea
. anyone lacking for job making cars the motor city is the town for you. with super storm sandy wrecking hundreds of thousands of cars, and auto sales at 5 year high 2013 expected to see even bigger up take in car buying. in the northeast sandy also boosted home construction jobs. but there's also growing need in california and arizona for contractors master carpenter and plumbers and electricians. all in places where homeowners are now more willing to spend monon their homes. from san jose, california to austin and had you stop, texas. >> a lot of that driven by the energy sector and technology sector and again we are expecting to see that 10ed growth in the years to come. >> and subject of jobs former senator chuck hagel of nebraska likely to be nominated at secretary of state next week after obama returns from vacation in hawaii according to the wall street journal. >> white house released picture of president obama as he was being briefed about the shootings in newtown, connecticut right after it happened last month. as you can see mr. obama appears to be very somber as he spoke
been charged with intoxication manslaughter. >>> well for the first time since the shootings at sandy hook elementary in newtown, connecticut the school young students returned to class today not at the same school. they moved to refurbished building in none row nearby town. wendy has that story. >>reporter: students arrive by bus at the new sandy hook elementary to face what turned out to be a very ordinary day. police termed it mundane with nothing to report. exactly what they wanted as the children and teachers came together for the first time since the december 14th shootings in newtown. >> most ought kids were excite excited. seen friend they hadn't seen in awhile anxious to get natural hallway and meet up with the other kid and you could see the teach hers the same response. quite excited to see the students all together. >>reporter: police held meeting with parents to talk about security. they called the new school located in nearby monroe the safest in the country. >> parents were concerned. school board wanted to discuss any matter that is they brought up which they di
degrees and below. good evening. >> let's begin with those warnings and sandy. >> no one is escaping the cold tonight. check out live doppler 7 hd right now and the skies are clear. dry air mass. we are in for a freezing cold night. here are the current temperatures. already 36 in napa. 38 degrees in fairfield. 39 in santa rosa. and as you look here a good part of the bay area under freeze warnings frost advisory. freeze warning friday saturday morning 2 to 8:00 a.m. indicated by dark purple entire north bay, east bay interior valley and santa clara valley including san jos jose. mid 20's to low 30's. frost advisory lighter purple. bayshore line. same time period. low to mid 30's. make sure produce text your plants, pets and pipes. i'll be back with complete look at the forecast including overnight low plus look at the weekend in just a few minutes. >> okay thanks very much. >> inland east bay temperatures will be among the coldest in the bay area and folks already feeling the chill tonight. allen is live in do you want livermore with more for us. allen? >> if you look b
to drop to 32 degrees and below. good evening. >> let's begin with those warnings and sandy. >> no one is escaping the cold tonight. check out live doppler 7 hd right now and the skies are clear. dry air mass. we are in for a freezing cold night. here are the current temperatures. already 36 in napa. 38 degrees in fairfield. 39 in santa rosa. and as you look here a good part of the bay area under freeze warnings frost advisory. freeze warning friday saturday morning 2 to 8:00 a.m. indicated by dark purple entire north bay, east bay interior valley and santa clara valley including san jos jose. mid 20's to low 30's. frost advisory lighter purple. bayshore line. same time period. low to mid 30's. make sure produce text your plants, pets and pipes. i'll be back with complete look at the forecast including overnight low plus look at the weekend in just a few minutes. >> okay thanks very much. >> inland east bay temperatures will be among the coldest in the bay area and folks already feeling the chill tonight. allen is live in do you want livermore with more for us. allen? >> i
advised as spencer and sandy are in and you can traffic it on line. temperatures in the upper 30's for livermore and fairfield and santa rosa and everyone else is low-to-mid 40's. 47 in san francisco the warm spot this morning. temperatures in the mid-to-upper 40's in the monterey bay, and girl provide is cooler at 39. scattered showers are possible the next two days which will be light and scattered and frosty night for a lot of us, all the way through the week end and another chance of a scattered shower on saturday. high pressure to the east. high pressure to the west. the cold air is moving through. a lot of cold air but not much moisture. we have a chance of scattered showers they will not drop much other than bringing in really cold air. at 7:00 this morning, cloudy out there, and at 1:00 o'clock, scattered shower will develop across the cold front which is still in mendocino and at 5:00 you can see scattered shower or two around the bay area moving in and through the south bay by 9:00 and when we get in the colder air the bet chance -- best chance for a shower is in that are
and below. good evening. >> let's begin with those warnings and sandy. >> no one is escaping the cold tonight. check out live doppler 7 hd right now and the skies are clear. dry air mass. we are in for a freezing cold night. here are the current temperatures. already 36 in napa. 38 degrees in fairfield. 39 in santa rosa. and as you look here a good part of the bay area under freeze warnings frost advisory. freeze warning friday saturday morning 2 to 8:00 a.m. indicated by dark purple entire north bay, east bay interior valley and santa clara valley including san jos jose. mid 20's to low 30's. frost advisory lighter purple. bayshore line. same time period. low to mid 30's. make sure produce text your plants, pets and pipes. i'll be back with complete look at the forecast including overnight low plus look at the weekend in just a few minutes. >> okay thanks very much. >> inland east bay temperatures will be among the coldest in the bay area and folks already feeling the chill tonight. allen is live in do you want livermore with more for us. allen? >> if you look behind me
in the sandy hook elementary school massacre. >> 27 year-old victoria soto was killed in december 14th shooting as he tried to shield students from the gunman. >> the shooter killed 20 children and six women for committing suicide. >> strafford mayor john harkins disposed to give her name to the new school in honor of for bravery. construction is set to begin this summer. >> that they must be approved by the town council, which is expected to take up the matter next week. >> today is day two of the preliminary hearing to determine if there is enough evidence to try james holmes, the suspect in the hour, colorado theater shooting. >> yesterday, police officers gave detailed accounts of the grim scene after gunman killed 12 and will the doesn't. >> holmes appeared not to show any emotion during the testimony. >> to a pathologist testified the victim's daughter were shot anywhere from one side to nine times. >>160 counts including murder and attempted murder. >> alabama has rolled to its second consecutive ccs championship, and third in four seasons, beating no. 1 notdre dame 42-14 in abc s jet en
haiti is still in dire straits. they need medicine, food and clean water. in addition hurricane sandy wiped out 50% of the crops. a rally will be held at 4:30 this afternoon outside the oakland red cross on broadway. activists say the red cross got hundreds of millions of dollars in donations but they say little of that money went to help survivors. they say it's in the middle of a four year plan to help. >>> california could have a mega quake that's felt all long the fault. they had believed that a quake felt on the north part of the fault which runs through the bay area would not spread to southern california and they fought the reverse was true because both sections are locked but the central section of the fault -- the new information after the 2011 quake in japan proved that's wrong. hard to imagine a quake along the entire fault. >> all right. we know it's cold outside this morning so bundle up. look outside. even feels cold on tv. not as cold as expected. up next steve paulson comes back. what saved us this morning from dipping in to subfreezing temperatures. >> and dozens o
-storm sandy. despite the tongue lashing they got from new jersey governor chris christie. >> "shame on you. shame on congress." >> reporter: the fact that the rest of the storm relief is now up in the air until a vote later this month. was a let down for new york and new jersey lawmakers. even the freshmen. >> "i am new here. i don't know all the rules of washington but it sure seems like the rule here is to put off till tomorrow what should be done today." >> reporter: it was a return to the reality of broken government in washington. >> "come on mom take a chance. ruin your reputation here" >> reporter: after all of that good-will on display. when vice president joe biden was swearing in members of the 113th congress. and hamming it up with their loved ones. one day later we asked the vice president. if things have changed. his response. off-camera. "we're back to certifying the election." biden was heading into the house to certify the results of the presidential election. a ritual mandated in the constitution. and a reminder of the few things that can get done without a fight. >>> form
in the sandy hook elementary school massacre. 27 year-old vicki soto was killed in the december 14th shooting as he tried to shield her students from the gunman. the shooter killed 20 children and six women before committing suicide. strafford mayor john harkins has proposed to give her name to a new school and honor of her bravery. construction is set to begin this summer. then they must be approved by the town council which is expected to make up take up the matter next week. former pr. w. bush is continuing to recover from bronchitis and related complications at a houston hospital. a spokesman for but says there is no timetable on when he is expected to be released from hospital. the 88 year- old was has been hospitalized since november 23rd and has moved out of intensive care last month. >> coming up on kron4 as other california couples as i do on our hot air belong before comes crashing down. we will hear from neighbors in the area. plus an escalator mouth watches as a wave of panic over new jersey commuter train station. also we're learning jersey commuter train station. also we're lear
election. and "superstorm sandy." on wall street. the dow lost 50-points the nasdaq dropped two. and the s-and-p-500 lost four points. dropping off from the five-year high it reached on friday. >> pam: ten of america's biggest banks have agreed to an 8-point-5 billion dollar settlement over alleged foreclosure abuses. the deal was brokered by the federal reserve and the office of the comptroller of the currency. the banks. incluiding bank of america. citi bank. wells fargo. and others. will have to pay more than 3-billion dollars in direct payments to mortgage borrowers who were foreclosed on in 2009 and 2010. they've also agreed to pay more than 5-billion dollars in assistance to those borrowers. in a separate settlement deal.bank of america has agreed to pay more than 10 billion dollars to fannie claims resulting from the housing meltdown. bank of america will pay more than three billion dollars in cash to fannie mae and also repurchase more than six billion dollars in questionable loans. the bad loans lead to massive losses for fannie mae, a government takeover. and a 116 billion dollar
he called out gop republicans for postponing a disaster aid vote for sandy victims. "time" magazine last night bumped someone off the cover of their magazine, they put this face on the cover of this week's issue with the headline, "the boss." with all due respect to the guy we both like, bruce springsteen, that's not what they're referring to. they're referring to the fact that this is your time to take the reins of the republican party. are you going to do it? >> i'm going to be the govng to of new jersey. that's my job. the only reason you get this attention is if you're doing your job well and being the advocate for the people who elected you. he that's all this is about. it's not about me trying to take control of anything. other than trying to take care of the people who elected me. >> but you're not happy, it seems, with the course of the republican party right now. you blasted republicans last week over their inaction over hurricane sandy. you said they showed callous indifference, practicing toxic politics. strong letter to follow. those aren't words of a guy who is happy wi
of superstorm sandy. that's after house republicans blasted house speaker john boehner for canceling a previously scheduled vote on tuesday. they featured the fema run aid program because a few private insurers cover flood insurance. and a larger 51 billion-dollar aid package. >>> let's get you going out the door. what's happening in contra costa county. >> we're looking at it there at 680 and 24 and highway 4 and traffic is moving pretty well. this is a look at highway 4 from our live camera network. traffic is getting busier on the way to oakland and walnut creek. 680 is moving well from walnut creek to san ramon. yesterday and the day before we had a back up at 6:00. we'll see what happens in 20 minutes or so. if you're driving in the south bay, northbound 280 right now 87 on the shoulder there is a minor crash. watch for it. now let's go to steve. >>> good morning, a few high clouds. 30s instead of 20s for most and. little bit of patchy fog especially out in the vivamente if you're heading to the mountains, be advised of that. patchy fog, high clouds, still mostly sunny today and
a devastating tornado. man: and now we're helping the east coast recover from hurricane sandy. we're a leading global insurance company, based right here in america. we've repaid every dollar america lent us. everything plus a profit of more than $22 billion. for the american people. thank you, america. helping people recover and rebuild -- that's what we do. now let's bring on tomorrow. protection financial bureau has just announced new mortgage rules. they outlaw some types of loans that were common before the foreclosure crisis. >> anthony mason is here to explain how these new guidelines may apply to you. anthony, good morning. >> good morning, folks. >> all right. how will they help you? >> first of all, they take effect 2014 a year from now. and they're designed essentially first to protect the consumer but secondly to encourage banks to loan. as long as they lend responsibly, they'll be protected too. the most important rule is lenders will be restricted to making loans with loans exceeds 43% of their income. that's a conservative number. second interesting-only mortga
is expected to take all week. >> president obama has signed a sober storm sandy aid package into law. the bill includes more than $9 billion to help the government pay flood insurance claims. it was the first legislative action of the new congress after the previous session at shelled a vote last week on a much larger assistance plan for storm victims. lawmakers a way, and on more than $50 billion in additional 78 later this month. that portion will likely face a much tougher review. sums they are students vote will take the bus to school may not have a ride this wednesday. union leaders in york city bus drivers may go on strike strike this week leaving more the 150,000 public school students stranded. divers are negotiating a new contract. school officials have been preparing for a possible walkout by buying up in the public bus passes for each student affected. >> i bay area middle schools are making the grade as a maid state superintendent of public instruction, tore up for lack sends list of california's middle grade school to watch in 2013. union middle school and san jose, san lorenzo va
of a new york judge. >>> plus -- a bay area fund- raiser for victims of superstorm sandy. how much money the event raised. ♪ >>> dozens of musicians and entertainer does donated their -- donated their time for a benefit of superstorm sandy. organizers of the event at the restaurant say they raised more than $2,000. the money will be going to two families, one family lost their home in the storm and the other family's home was badly damaged. >>> back here at home, two men are due in a bay area court today. they are charged in connection with the deadly shootings of two teenaged girls in oakland. the 18-year-old and 19-year-old are expected to enter pleas. investigators say powell shot and killed 15-year-old raquel and 16-year-old bobbi back in november. edwards is being charged as an accessory to murder. a juvenile was arrested in the case. investigators still haven't told us about a possible motive but they say the suspects did know the victims. >>> and a hearing will be held today on whether the man charged with killing 7 people at oikos university is mentally fit to stand trial. a co
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solutions." they told abc's diane sawyer the massacre at sandy hook elementary was a decisive moment. "how was newtown?" >> "tough." >> "brought back a lot of memories about what that was like for us, some two years ago today. and you hope that happen again. but you know what? it does happen again." their goal is to get elected officials to do more to prevent gun violence nationwide. it's an initiative similar to president obama's taskforce headed by vice president joe biden, expected to lay out recommendations as early as the end of the month. but such efforts face opposition. some believe getting rid of guns will not keep citizens safe. >> "you have a first amendment, there's a second amendment. but guns do not kill people. we just had two murders, my office investigated, by knives. should we take all the knives away? where do you draw the line?" >> reporter: a complex question leaders are searching to answer. in washington, i'm sandra endo. in washington, i'm sandra endo. kron 4 news. of the week. or how to get great prices on things you need. if your resolution is saving money, safeway
could include many surprises because of events like superstorm sandy, the presidential election and the fiscal cliff. taking a live look at the big toward, the dow is down 57. the nasdaq is down 16. s&p down 7. >>> there is a new report that disney is looking for ways to cut costs and it could mean eliminating some jobs. sources inside the company that spans theme parks, and merchandise, say an internal audit is underway. disney is not commenting on the report but it does say it looks -- is looking for ways to cut costs and has increased technology in the past few months. >>> 8:46. the suspect in the colorado movie theater mass care will be back in court today for a hearing to determine if the case will go to trial. >>> yesterday was a very emotional day in court. victims' families sat through testimony by police officers. this hear something expected to continue until friday. >>> former nebraska senator chuck hagel could be in for some really tough confirmation hearings. both democratic and republican lawmakers are expressing concerns about him being nominated to be the country
. >> the obama administration response to the caller brought will appear in sandy hook. this smells of censorship. i do not think it really works. it is the parents were by the kids' games. i do not know. i think this is the wrong angle of the wrong tree to bark up so to speak. again, gun lobbyists and gun- control in japan have stopped mass shootings and they have much more violent cartoons and video games. >> we have a real interesting battle between first and second amendment. >> that is only by opinion. >> let us talk about the new treasury secretary. >> it looks like jack lew will replace timothy gai nter. >> what is a treasure secretary do? they're run financial--they look after financial debt. >> and the bottom right hand corner of our people money gaitner signature. what is that that is horrible. >> we have to change that. i cannot put that on monday. >> this seems like an eye appointment. he has very little experience. he is a big no god. he will say no time and time again. he is the one that will have to keep the budget cut going when we hit the debt ceiling right. >> the debt ceiling c
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